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Why Jews and Arabs Are Not Long Lost Cousins

The Abraham Accords are the latest attempt to legitimate the eccentric myth that Arabs are descended from Ishmael – and are thus share ancestral kinship with Abraham's other children, the Jews

Seraj Assi
Seraj Assi
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Seraj Assi
Seraj Assi

While Arab and Israeli leaders are celebrating the second anniversary of the Abraham Accords with language and iconography leaning heavily on a return to ancient and ancestral kinship, history itself begs to differ.

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